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New Parishioners

Welcome!

Please complete a Parish Registration Form, available from the carousel at the back of church and return it to the Presbytery letter box at 9 Crescent Gardens, just around the corner.

For more information see our Parish directory.

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Sacraments

Baptisms: Please see Fr Anthony. Baptism dates and Preparation Sessions for 2019 are listed in the porch

Marriages: You need to give at least 6 months’ notice.

Confession: on Saturdays, 10am-10.30am and 5.30pm-5.45pm, or just ask

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Parish prayer

Father, pour out your Spirit upon the people of this parish and grant them a new vision of your glory, a new experience of your power, a new faithfulness to your word, and a consecration to your service.

That your love may grow among us and your kingdom come, through Christ our Lord. Amen

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Parish Safeguarding team

The Archdiocese of Southwark is committed to the safety and welfare of children and vulnerable adults. The Diocese co-operates fully with CSAS, the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service, which aims to help the Church become an example of best practice in the Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, and develop a "culture of vigilance" to ensure that children and vulnerable adults in our care are kept safe from harm.

The members of the Safeguarding team at Christ the King are Celine Duckworth, David Boyce and Simon Cowdry.

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Missionary Sisters of Christ the King (MChR) for Polish Migrants

1c, Gartmoor Gardens
SW16 6NX
020 80146 2566
aniarop@gmail.com

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life."

John 3:16

Christ the King Roman Catholic Parish

9 Crescent Gardens, Wimbledon Park
London, SW19 8AJ
Parish Priest: Fr. Anthony Plummer
Email: wimbledonpark@rcaos.org.uk Telephone: 020 8946 2091

Facebook: Parishioners/Friends of Christ the King, Wimbledon Park (Closed group)

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Latest newsletters:
- 17 February 2018, Sixth Sunday (Year C)
- 10 February 2018, Fifth Sunday (Year C)
- 3 February 2018, Fourth Sunday (Year C)

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Dates for your diaries

[**NEW**]Women’s World Day of Prayer – Fri 1 Mar – 12 noon at St Paul’s Church, Augustus Rod, SW19 (See notice below).

Depaul UK Quiz Night, Saturday 2 March 2019 – 6.45pm for 7.15pm in the hall

Mardi Gras Family Fun Activities – Sun 3 Mar – after 10.30 mass in hall.

[**NEW**]Justice & Peace Group Meeting – Mon 4 Mar – 8-9pm at The Old Fields, Replingham Rd, Southfields.

CAFOD Family Fast Lunch – Sun 17 Mar after 10.30 mass in the hall.

Music Quiz/Live Music Evening – Sat 22 June – 7pm in the hall.

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AFTER 10.30 MASS COFFEE MORNING: every Sunday in the hall – all welcome!

Baptism dates and preparation sessions for 2019 are listed in the porch

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From the newsletter

MARDI GRAS CAKE SALE & FAMILY FUN! Sunday 3 March in the hall after 10.30 mass. Cake sale in aid of the San Benito after-school reading club (which our parish helped to set up – in a shanty town outside our twin parish in Lima, Peru). Fun and easy Zumba and card-making! Please drop off CAKE DONATIONS in parish hall on 3 March before 10.30 mass.

CTK FACEBOOK GROUP: Our CTK Facebook group now has 105 members! It is a private, ‘closed’ group, so please do ask to join if you are on Facebook – ‘Parishioners & Friends of Christ the King, Wimbledon Park’. It’s a great way to keep in touch with what is going on!

THANK YOU FROM LEPRA: Thank you to all those who contribute stamps for Lepra. This enabled the great sum of just over £1,500 to be raised in 2018. At the back of the church there is a short note from Lepra themselves thanking Mr David Fagance to who your stamps are passed, who, with your contributions and those of others, has raised an amazing £40,000 over the last 40 years.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: Friday 1 March, 12 noon, at St Paul’s Church, 118 Augustus Rd, SW19. Refreshments will be served after the Service.

Is Leadership too important to be left to Leaders? Jesuit Missions welcomes Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ to Donead Primary School, Wimbledon on Mon 27 Feb at 7.30pm to speak about how we can respond to the challenges of social justice, Care of Creation & leadership from an Ignationa perspective. Doors open at 7pm. Free event, followed by light refreshments.

THIS WEEKEND’S SECOND COLLECTION is for Racial Justice to support the work of the Catholic Church to promote racial justice in our schools, parishes and in wider society.

CHURCH CLOSING - VOLUNTEER: Due to Jorge moving away, we now need someone to close the church each week on TUESDAYS at 7.30pm please.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2019: The 12th preparation session, for those enrolled, ‘The Mass 3’, will take place AFTER HALF-TERM next Sunday 24 Feb. Reminder that the next (3rd) Parents’ Meeting will be on Mon 11 March at 8pm.

CONFIRMATION APPLICATION FORMS: Please note that the deadline for forms to be returned to the Office has now passed. Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday 15 June 2019 at 6pm with the Retreat taking place from Fri 17 May –Sun 19 May. Parents’ and Candidates’ Information Evening will take place on Thurs 14 March at 8pm in the Church Hall. Candidates’ ‘Rite of Initiation’ will take place during 10.30 mass on Sun 17 March.

DEPAUL UK QUIZ NIGHT – SATURDAY 2 MARCH 2019: The Depaul Quiz is back and doors and bar will open from 6.45pm for 7.15pm start. As always, please bring food to share. There will be a bar and a raffle. Tickets at £7.50 on sale after 10.30 Mass or you can reserve them by sending an email to Alicia.holliday@blueyonder.co.uk or call 020 8543 1063. There is no need to form a table but, if you do, the max number per table is 8 people and, to speed things up on the night, we would request you provide the names of your table guests.

YOUNG PARISHIONERS: The biggest youth event in England & Wales is back! ‘Flame’ on 2 March 2019 at the Wembley Arena. See poster in porch & https://cymfed.org.uk/flame2019/. Highly recommended by parishioners!

FORTHCOMIG CHURCH EXPENDITURE:
- Estimate of costs – all to come from our Weekly Collection:
- Cost of Church Carpet Cleaning: £665.00
- Cost of Repairing @Church & Hall Boiler: £3,702.00
- Cost of Removing Asbestos: £1,700.00
- Cost of Repairing & Resurfacing Hall flooring: £1,500 – £2,000
- Cost of re-upholstering of red chairs: £500.00
- Cost of extra speakers in Church: to be decided
- Cost of subsidence work: to be determined after a year’s monitoring.

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